Posts by Corri Peterson

Is Your Credibility Affected by Your Thyroid?

Is Your Credibility Affected by Your Thyroid?

Your credibility is everything to you. You are the one everyone else counts on. But, then your thyroid rears its ugly head and all those plans you made are history. All you want to do is take a nap praying no one has any other ideas of fun and games you just can’t take a…

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Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Are you exhausted? I mean totally wore out. How can that be? You just slept all night but you woke up tired. Believe it or not, the problem can be blamed on other things than your thyroid. You might think this is crazy since your fatigue has been unbearable since your diagnosis of thyroid disease,…

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Dealing With Chronic Pain at Home

Exhausted: The Surprising Reasons

Today, we have an article by guest author Jackie Waters from hyper-tidy.com  Jackie shares tips on keeping up with household chores. We all know how hard that can be! Welcome Jackie! Chronic pain can disrupt every part of life, from success at work to folding the laundry. For many chronic pain sufferers, home life is…

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Thyroid Doctors: The Communication Challenge

Thyroid Doctors: The Communication Challenge

Thyroid doctors have varying degrees of knowledge even though the thyroid is their specialty. You wonder, how this can be? After all, aren’t they all trained using the same knowledge, lab ranges, and symptoms? So, why do we have such a difficult time talking to our doctors, specifically our thyroid doctors? Why does it seem we leave an…

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Get to the Root of Your Weight Gain Issues

Get to the Root of Your Weight Gain Issues

Today, we are going to talk about the root of your weight gain issues. Many of us have issues with gaining weight, be it due to thyroid function, stress, or just unhealthy eating. So, what exactly do I mean when I say we are getting to the root of your weight gain issues? Traditional Indian energy…

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Household Chemicals Negatively Affect Girls Thyroids

Household Chemicals Negatively Affect Girls Thyroids

Household chemicals are negatively affecting young girls thyroids. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at Columbia University have found a link between exposure to phthalates and depressed thyroid function in young girls. The study did show prenatal exposure to a metabolite of Di (2- ethylhexyl) phthalate was associated with elevated levels of FT4, a finding they say…

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Toxic-Free Furniture Movement Demands Safer Products

Toxic-Free Furniture Movement Demands Safer Products

The toxic-free furniture movement is gaining momentum. The national health watchdog the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) today announced a pledge signed by major companies, higher education institutions and government purchasers, including Kaiser Permanente, the City and County of San Francisco, LinkedIn Corporation, University of California,Santa Cruz and nine others who have signed the CEH…

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Peri-Menopause Can Upset Your Thyroid

Peri-Menopause Can Upset Your Thyroid

Peri-menopause is a common time to be diagnosed with a thyroid condition. It is, in short, the opposite of puberty. In puberty, your ovaries are waking up to start your reproductive years. In peri-menopause, the brain-ovary relationship is starting to shut down. Even though both estrogen and progesterone are declining in peri-menopause, progesterone declines more dramatically…

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Is Heartburn the New Normal

Is Heartburn the New Normal

Is heartburn the new normal for our lives? So-called acid indigestion is a serious malady experienced by millions of people. The major symptom is “heartburn” and/or acid indigestion. Other symptoms may be heart palpitations, short-windedness, flatulence, and belching or acid reflux. When the body is low on hydrochloric acid, we have symptoms of “heartburn” or “acid…

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How Vitamin D Effects Hypothyroidism

How Vitamin D Effects Hypothyroidism

The following two articles were written live from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, TX. MPR will be reporting news on the latest findings from leading experts in endocrinology. The first article covers how a vitamin D deficiency combined with autoimmune subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) can create higher TSH levels with…

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